Management of pressure ulcer in spinal cord injury subjects

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Author: 
Dr. Sneha Bhatia
Subject Area: 
Health Sciences
Abstract: 

Introduction: Pressure ulcer is the lifelong and serious complications following the spinal cord injury. They have a potential to interfere with Physical, psychological and social wellbeing and to impact the quality of the life. Pressure ulcers are defined as the lesion caused by unrelieved pressure resulting in damage of underlying tissue (Bergstorm et al., 1992). They usually occur over the bony prominence and are classified as degree of tissue damage. Materials and Methodology: A through literature search was done Through mentioned database and a total of 37 articles were obtained out of which 19 articles were included in the study. The results of the studies were analyzed. Discussion: Different studies showed effects of different treatment techniques on pressure ulcer. It has been classified as positive, negative and conflicting evidence in this review. Conclusion: Decubitus direct current treatment, turning every 4 hours on a Visco Elastic mattress, Ultraviolet radiation (type B), electrical stimulation, foam mattress and multi layered high compression is found to be effective to treat pressure ulcer in patients with spinal cord injury.

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